Bramble & Hare
Bramble & Hare

Bramble & Hare

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.brambleandhare.com/
  • Phone: 3034449110x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner: Sunday - Wednesday: 5:00pm - 1:00am, Thursday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 1:30am
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Gastro Pub
  • Executive Chef: Eric Skokan
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Private Room, Takeout, Wine
  • Private Party Contact: Dev Ranjan 3034449110x

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Pearl St.
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from Bramble & Hare
Bramble & Hare, the original Farmhouse Kitchen and Pub, opened its doors in July 2012. Founded by Chef Eric Skokan and his wife, Jill, as the sister restaurant to their Black Cat Farm~Table~Bistro. It is named with two things in mind; their 1925 farmstead, Bramble Hill, and the artful agility and cleverness of the Paris cabaret, Lapin Agile, in Steve Martin’s play Picasso at Lapin Agile (agile rabbit.)

The huge variety of produce and meats grown on their farm allows Chef Skokan a limitless palate of flavors, colors, and textures from which to build his award-winning cuisine. The Black Cat/Bramble&Hare team also forages wild produce (like mushrooms, juniper and wild plums) that root the restaurants' cuisine in the flavors unique to the Front Range region.

B&H is open for summer happy hour from 5pm-6pm, dinner and late-night (6pm-2am, last call@1:30am) every day, featuring the wonderful farm produce and meats in a casual vintage atmosphere.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerFit for Foodies
  • Diners' Choice WinnerRomantic
Bramble & Hare reviews from OpenTable diners
43 reviews since June 25, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.4
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
87% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (33)romantic (20)special occasion (15)neighborhood gem (15)late-night find (8)notable wine list (8)vibrant bar scene (7)hot spot (5)good for groups (3)great for lunch (1)Show More
  • My Favorite
    jewels
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    Bramble and Hare is my go to restaurant for a special occasion or hanging out with my hubby or good friends. The atmosphere is sophisticated and down to earth at the same time. Incredibly unusual menu, fantastic drinks and GREAT wait staff. It is BY FAR my favorite restaurant in Boulder.
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    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Small and charming
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 10/7/2014
    We came with a group of 8 and sat in the back booth which was little claustrophobic and hot for that number of people. Mains were delicious, appies and desserts just ok. We enjoyed Colorado wines. Solid service.
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  • Bramble & Hare never disappoints
    TIMKO
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    Cozy, dimly lit, and chill. I fall more in love with Bramble every time I step in. The bar is small, but that's not an issue when the cocktails that are made behind it are some of the tastiest and innovative cocktails around. Griffin puts together a solid cocktail program I'd put up against any bar in Boulder. I'd name a favorite cocktail, but I usually order Bartenders Choice with a few base suggestions and I'm always happy. The food is solid as well. How such a variety of ever-changing food comes out of such a small kitchen is mind boggling. Recently, I brought some Italian friends from out of town and we all agreed that the Gnocchi with Italian Sausage was one of the best gnocchi dishes we've ever had. Service is ALWAYS top notch.
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Few Choices on Menu
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    This restaurant has good food but very heavy fare and you have to be willing to eat anything. There were only three choices on the menu as to entrees and all were very heavy and there was no fish selection (lamb, pork vegetarian only). The best was the beat salad and the chocolate mousse dessert. Their wines by the glass are very pricey for the quality of wine.
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    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Amazing Place!
    foodie424
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Wow. This was one of the best restaurants I've been to in a while! The service was top notch, the food was to die for (very fresh and flavorful farm to table), and I chose the "bartender's choice" option for a cocktail and ended up having one of the best cocktails I have ever had. The ambiance is also very nice, very relaxed but romantic at the same time. I will be spreading the word about this place and coming back very very soon!
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    fit for foodies, hot spot, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Loved it
    Mark
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Enjoyed our meal as always at Bramble and Hare. Food well made, delicious and in right proportions.
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Perfect
    Michfoodie
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Best farm to table spot in Boulder. Fairly priced, great cozy atmosphere.
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Farm to table
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    Seasonal farm food was good but not memorable although the concept is great and can appreciate all the hard work to make it happen. Service was awesome and enjoyed the side conversations.
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great experience sitting at the bar
    TIMKO
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    I brought two of my old high school friends in who were in from out of town. Daniel was our bartender and his recommendations on both food and drink were great. Service was excellent and the food was amazing.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A bit bland and limited
    VanquishSpecterVIP
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    We had high expectations because we have enjoyed the chefs previous work at other restaurants and we have had good experiences with the sister restraint so we were somewhat disappointed with the limited and bland experience. 6 of us each ordered something different, which was almost everything on the menu that night. Several of the meals, although I am sure were very health and good for you were best described as bland and uninteresting. The pureed carrots were surprisingly bland and truly did remind everyone at the table of tasting Gerber's baby food. Unfortunately the carrots were paired with a chicken that matched the same level and left the owner of that plate eating off of everyone else's plate. Other plates were somewhat better.
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  • Really nice
    tomster
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Very distinctive and delicious. Really enjoyed our evening there.
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    fit for foodies, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Farm to Table!
    LeftTenant
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    We never expected EVERY dish to hit! We each ordered from Restaurant Week selections--everything was spectacular, appetizers to dessert.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Extraordinary food, moderate prices
    Cognitivist
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    We visited Bramble and Hare for the first time during restaurant week. Every dish we tried was exceptionally good -- a beet salad far better than most, a pork ragu, two different desserts. Evidently a similar menu at a similar price is always available. B&H is related to The Black Cat, aiming to be a more moderately priced option. It obviously attracts a younger crowd but was quieter than most restaurants we have been to lately. It has a wide choice of craft beers and wines and also aims to function as a pub. Those prices will increase your bill substantially.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • AerahVIP
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    Bartender was fantastic and very knowledgeable. The salad had a vinaigrette that was quite tasteless but the cured trout bruschetta was spot on. Service was mechanically very good but lacking in personality. Silver was marked appropriately and quickly, but our server never asked how we were enjoying anything. Would stop back in when I am in Boulder as the ambiance was beautiful!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Romantic
    Tiff
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    Enjoyed our first visit to Bramble and Hare. Intimate dinner for two was just what we were looking for the cool raining Boulder night. Several options for the mixology drink list. Wine worked perfectly with our farm to table entrees.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding
    f2teater
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    Great farm to table fare at an excellent price. Staff was attentive but not hovering. All questions that we asked about the food were answered.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Jennifer
    Heavenly
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    First visit to Black Cats sister restaurant. Wow! Fun, creative and exquisite fun. Great service. Happy staff. Smooth vibe
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful Night out with Friends
    Southernbell
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Had a wonderful evening out with Friends and enjoyed the Denver Restaurant Week Menu...the food was great! The service was OUTSTANDING. And overall just a wonderful funky and great restaurant...would highly recommend it to anyone...a BOULDER Gem...
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Shmoop
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Incredible Experience! The chance to eat from a 130 acre farm down the street was wonderfully special! Thank You Bramble and Hare!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • fresh food and charming atmosphere
    andy
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    We celebrated a birthday dinner at B&H over the August 8 weekend. The restaurant prides itself on farm-to-table freshness (they say much of the food comes from two local farms and some of the veggies were harvested that day)- can't beat that. The menu is unique in that you can choose from several a la carte items, sort of like tapas (Mostly $7-$9 each), or a three course meal (salad, entrée, dessert) for $29. Broad selection- from mac & cheese to beet salad and lots in between. As a meat-and-potatoes guy, I had trouble finding something I was interested in. My wife and her friend loved the selection of fresh salads, cheeses, fruits. The food turned out to be really special. All of the plates were gorgeous and the tasted terrific.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food and drinks well served
    BldrNtv
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    My wife and I only visit Boulder once a year these days, but we are aware of the stiff restaurant competition there. Our friends suggested Bramble & Hare as a place to get a well-made cocktail, so we were expecting a tasty libation. We were not disappointed; great Manhattan type drinks. Our waitress was exactly the right amount of helpful and yet relaxed, and took the time to explain the source of their ingredients and make some recommendations. My wife had beet gazpacho, which to me sounded terrible but turned out to be delicious. I had a tomato/walnut/vinaigrette salad that was great. We had pork/polenta and gnocchi/beef for our dinners, both were simple, delicious and hearty. Refreshing and reasonably priced surprise right downtown.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Farm to table yumminess!
    gardencook
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    Celebrated my birthday here. We have a VERY LARGE garden at home so it was nice to eat someone else's farm goodies for a change!
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Good food, good service, nice bar - both for cocktails and wine list which led to a very enjoyable evening. Great interaction with our server, allowing us to take our time, and enjoy the evening out. Definitely will come back again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 20 ratings-only reviews submitted since June 25, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.1
    • Food4.3
    • Ambiance4.1
    • Service4.1
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 48 reviews are from the Bramble & Hare reviews archive.
  • Lovely surprise
    Granny
    Dined on 6/8/2014
    After a long day of classes we found this tiny charming place to relax and unwind. Starting with a special drink and noshing on the small plates of deviled eggs, salmon belly on fresh greens and fingerling potato fries with mustard aoli- yum. Server and bartender very friendly and kind. Of course loved the fresh and locally sourced ingredients and quirky decor. Perfect ending to a long day.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 6/3/2014
    Food was bland and unimaginative. Dessert was the best course.
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    romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • tedinwestminster
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    The bread pudding was dry and tasteless. The chicken portion was small.
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fun Atmosphere, Tiny Portions
    Luv2d9VIP
    Dined on 5/23/2014
    I wanted to like this place a lot more given the piano playing, speakeasy type atmosphere. it seems you are paying the exorbitant premium that farmers' markets charge. $8 for ONE deviled egg cut in half!!! Thimble sized pour of dessert wines, insulting! We ordered a lot of food so this review is not just for one lousy egg...I think we ordered every single small plate but the salad as well as an entrée (large plate)....you even have to ask for bread, ridiculous.
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    late-night find
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Bramble and Hare
    foodie2
    Dined on 5/14/2014
    Portions are small and priced pretty high for the amount you get, but the food is really tasty. I would have scored B&H higher, but the greens were gritty (at least you know they're straight from the farm) and were dressed with way too much salt. The dessert was lovely!
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    fit for foodies, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • settle in and smile
    OldNYerVIP
    Dined on 5/1/2014
    A lovely place to relax with friends or your true love Eat beautifully prepared local food and drink interesting concoctions
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Romantic, Notable Wine List
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • good food, limited menu
    Jam91VIP
    Dined on 4/27/2014
    Contrary to other reviews, the service was very prompt although the server was a little detached-she wasn't very friendly until the very end. Limited menu choices, several small plates only a couple of which we were interested in, and then three entree choices and I believe three dessert choices. The desserts were very good. We enjoyed our meal here, but don't expect a lot of choices on the menu.
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food... only mediocre service
    Yeats
    Dined on 4/17/2014
    This was our first visit. The food was wonderful (and I loved the amaro cocktail), but the service should have been better, especially since the restaurant was not busy during most of our meal. The piano player was talented, though the playing made the noise level a bit high for a small restaurant. We'll definitely visit again.
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    Fit For Foodies
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Field to Fork
    FoodTravelerVIP
    Dined on 4/5/2014
    A great meal that highlighted local produce, wine and meats. All of which were expertly prepared and presented. The deviled eggs were just one example of a simple dish made special with perfect execution of flavor and preparation. We were in Colorado for 10 days and dined out every night. This was the highlight of our trip. Can't wait to go back.
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    fit for foodies, great for brunch, romantic, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A very interesting menu, attentive
    AHSs
    Dined on 4/3/2014
    A very interesting menu, attentive staff, comfortable seating and lighting, lively but not noisy ambience. Would highly recommend.
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!
    John5579
    Dined on 3/15/2014
    My "review title" undoubtedly "dates" me, but it truly describes our dining experience at Bamble & Hare. We picked your restaurant as a going-away gift for a good friend who was moving away from our neighborhood -- and we were so very impressed. I can't say enough nice things about our B&H Experience. We'll definaely be back! We plan on recommending B&H to all our friends.
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I reviewed this restaurant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 3/1/2014
    I reviewed this restaurant saying how they did not have their dinner menu ready until 6:00 pm. I gave it another chance and was completely satisfied with the high end comfort food, service and ambience. I highly recommend Bramble and Hare.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Cozy Spot
    PearseVIP
    Dined on 2/27/2014
    Good food, fun atmosphere, delicious drinks all make for a good dining experience would definitely go back
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    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Unique crafty food / cocktails
    SpringmeisterVIP
    Dined on 2/27/2014
    Went during restaurant week winter 2014. Great 3 course options to pick from. Always different as farm to table is. Had amazing app of pork belly/ ginger relish paired with great gin fiz variation with sarsaparilla. Their cocktails are great following same vein of black cat (sister company) next door. Entree was an amazing vegetarian English style pie. Great for food lovers and cocktail lovers.
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    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I can always count on Bramble
    TIMKO
    Dined on 2/19/2014
    I can always rely on Bramble for great service and consistent food when entertaining important business guests. Griffin and team (apologies, I forget our other servers name) did an amazing job!!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, late-night find, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Lovely Dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 2/15/2014
    A great dinner at Bramble. I really love the ambiance at Bramble and Hare. Always came for the amazing cocktails but this time stayed for dinner. And glad I did. It was fabulous. Will definitely go back!!!
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    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Dinner Club comes to Boulder
    dinnerclub
    Dined on 2/15/2014
    My friends and I do a monthly "dinner club". Each month my husband and I travel from Boulder to Denver to meet the group out in their city to try out fantastic restaurants. This month we finally did Boulder and I was so proud to have Bramble & Hare represent! We had a fantastic time in your restaurant. The food was outstanding, the setting was perfect (we were set in the large table and it felt as though we had our own apartment!), our server was incredibly welcoming and fun. Overall, we had a fantastic time and look forward to the next meal we have at Bramble & Hare!
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.